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Main Street movies : the history of local film in the United States /

Martin L. Johnson.

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Author: Johnson, Martin L.
Published: Bloomington, Indiana, USA : Indiana University Press, [2018]
Series: Cinema and the American experience.
Topics: PERFORMING ARTS / Reference. | Motion pictures - Production and direction - United States - History. | Motion picture industry - United States - History.
Regions: United States.
Genres: History. | Electronic books.
Online Access: JSTOR Books Click here for E-Book. Restricted to IWU Community.
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Introduction: defining the local film -- the silent pageant: municipal booster films -- the home talent film and the origins of itinerancy -- "how movies are made": hollywood and the local film -- itinerants adopt a baby: the local hollywood film and the operational aesthetic -- kidnapping the movie queen: amateur aesthetics as cultural critique -- the cameraman has visited your town: the local film and the politics of recognition -- every town has its main street: the banal localism of the civic film -- reclaiming the local film: artifacts, archives, and audiences -- conclusion: see your town disappear: the historicity of the local film.

Table of Contents for: Main Street movies : the history of loca